Herb Brooks Biography

Herbert "Herb" Paul Brooks, Jr. was an American ice hockey player and coach. His most notable achievement came in 1980 as head coach of the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team at Lake Placid. At the games, Brooks' US team upset the heavily favored Soviet team in a match that came to be known as the 'Miracle on Ice'. Brooks would go on to coach multiple NHL teams, as well as the French hockey team at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and ultimately returned to coach the US men's team to a silver medal at the 2002 games in Salt Lake City. Brooks was killed in a 2003 car accident. At the time of his death, Brooks was the Pittsburgh Penguins' director of player personnel. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Herb Brooks
Full Name:
Herbert Paul Brooks Jr.
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Coach, Ice hockey player
Date of Birth:
August 5, 1937
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
August 11, 2003
Age at Death:
66
Cause of Death:
Traffic collision
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